Lily Zemelko

Staff Research Associate

Lily (she/her/hers) grew up in Saint Petersburg, Russia and came to the United States to attend the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Here, she completed her undergraduate degree in molecular biology. At the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Lily first conducted hematology research under Dr. Emery Bresnick, after which she moved to the field of virology/oncology and conducted research under Dr. Bill Sugden. After graduation, Lily is excited to start her new position as a member of DEM pursuing HIV-related research!

When not in the lab, Lily Zemelko loves to do art, swim, travel and make meaningful connections.